North American REIT Income Fund Files Preliminary Prospectus

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - North American REIT Income Fund (the "Fund") announces that it has filed a preliminary prospectus dated September 27, 2012 with the securities regulatory authorities of all of the Canadian provinces and territories for an initial public offering of transferable trust units (the "Units") of the Fund at $10.00 per Unit.

The Fund's investment objectives are to provide holders of Units with (a)  stable monthly distributions; and (b) the opportunity for capital appreciation. The Fund has been created to invest in an actively managed portfolio (the "Portfolio") comprised primarily of listed equity securities issued by real estate investment trusts ("REITs") and to a lesser extent other issuers principally engaged in the real estate industry in Canada and the United States. The Portfolio will be managed by CBRE Clarion Securities LLC. The Fund will be managed by Propel Capital Corporation ("Propel").

The initial distribution target for the Fund is $0.04167 per Unit per month ($0.50 per annum to yield 5.0% on the subscription price of $10.00 per Unit). The Fund will not have a fixed distribution amount but intends to at least annually set periodic distribution targets.

Prospective purchasers may purchase Units either by cash payment or an exchange of freely tradeable securities described in the table below. Prospective purchasers under the exchange option will be required to deposit their exchange eligible securities prior to 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on November 9, 2012, in the manner described in the preliminary prospectus.

Name TSX Symbol CUSIP
Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust AP.UN 019456102
Artis Real Estate Investment Trust AX.UN 04315L105
Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust BEI.UN 096631106
Brookfield Office Properties Canada BOX.UN 112823109
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. BPO 112900105
Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust CWT.UN 131253205
Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust CAR.UN 134921105
Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust REF.UN 13650J104
Chartwell Seniors Housing Real Estate Investment Trust CSH.UN 16140U100
Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust CUF.UN 199910100
Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust CUF.UN 199910100
Dundee Real Estate Investment Trust D.UN 265270207
Extendicare Real Estate Investment Trust EXE.UN 302251103
First Capital Realty Inc. FCR 31943B100
H&R Real Estate Investment Trust HR.UN 404428203
InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust INN.UN 45778F101
Killam Properties Inc. KMP 494104870
Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust MRT.UN 617914106
Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust NWH.UN 667495105
Primaris Retail Real Estate Investment Trust PMZ.UN 74157U109
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust REI.UN 766910103

The syndicate of agents for this offering is being led by RBC Capital Markets and CIBC, and includes GMP Securities L.P., BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., Scotiabank, TD Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd., and Manulife Securities Incorporated.

A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to these securities has been filed with securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from one of the agents noted above. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.

SOURCE: Propel Capital Corporation

For further information:

please call Raj Lala, President, Propel Capital at 416-572-2364 or visit  www.propelcapital.ca

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